Ethan Sterenfeld

Ethan Sterenfeld is an associate editor for Inside the Army. He previously worked as a local reporter for newspapers in Pennsylvania and Wyoming. He is a 2020 graduate of Princeton University, where he was president of the University Press Club.

Archived Articles
The Insider | May 12, 2021

The Army will divest all Stryker Mobile Gun Systems by the end of fiscal year 2022, the service announced May 12.

Daily News | May 11, 2021

The Infantry Squad Vehicle program is an example of how quickly Army acquisition programs can move from prototype to production, a service official said May 4 at the official opening of a facility in Concord, NC, where GM Defense will build the vehicle.

Daily News | May 7, 2021

REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL -- The Army is evaluating how hypersonic missiles will fit within the military's command and control structures, as the service prepares to field its first battery of the Long Range Hypersonic Weapon in 2023, according to Gen. Joseph Martin, vice chief of staff of the Army.

Daily News | May 6, 2021

HUNTSVILLE, AL -- The Army remains on track to field four Directed Energy Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense systems in fiscal year 2022, officials said during an April 29 visit by the vice chief of staff of the Army to the prime contractor for the system.

Daily News | May 5, 2021

REDSTONE ARSENAL, AL -- The Pentagon's acquisition executive ordered several changes to the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System when the program was given approval to move to low-rate initial production, according to an Army official.

The Insider | May 5, 2021

The Army released a second market survey last week for the electric Light Reconnaissance Vehicle, with a focus on the battery and sustainment characteristics of potential vehicles.

Daily News | May 4, 2021

About 150 members of the National Advanced Mobility Consortium attended an April 28 industry day on the Army's Common Modular Open Architecture, the largest industry engagement to date for the program, a service official said May 3.

The Insider | May 3, 2021

Oshkosh Defense has won contracts for three different vehicles from the Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles, which are together worth more than $140 million, according to April 29 Army contract announcements.

The Insider | April 28, 2021

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has won a $214 million contract for the M270A2 Multiple Launch Rocket System, according to an April 27 Army announcement.

The Insider | April 27, 2021

The Army has selected six companies for a new cohort that seeks to solve some of the challenges that the service faces to building an electric vehicle infrastructure, according to an April 22 Army Futures Command announcement.

The Insider | April 26, 2021

The Army has fielded the first four Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense systems to a regiment in Europe, according to an April 23 statement from Army Futures Command.

Daily News | April 26, 2021

The future battlefield might move too fast for Army commanders to check with lawyers about the legality and morality of some decisions, especially when soldiers are confronted with swarms of autonomous robots, the leader of Army Futures Command said April 22.

Daily News | April 23, 2021

The four bids from major defense contractors the Army has received for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle are a sign that the new competition is going well, multiple analysts told Inside Defense this week.

The Insider | April 21, 2021

Mettle Ops, a small defense firm that has never built a vehicle, has bid for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, the replacement for the Bradley that is expected to be one of the Army's largest ground programs for decades to come.

The Insider | April 20, 2021

The Army wants the replacement for the Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided (TOW) anti-tank missile to have increased range and capability while maintaining the same form, so that it can work with existing TOW launchers, a service official said at an April 7 industry day.

The Insider | April 19, 2021

The Army will host an industry day April 27 for a "terrain shaping munition" capability, according to an April 19 announcement.

The Insider | April 19, 2021

Oshkosh Defense has joined with Hanwha Defense, a Korean defense company, to submit a bid for the concept design phase of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, the Army's replacement for the Bradley fighting vehicle.

The Insider | April 16, 2021

The Army will have 12 robotic ground vehicles at Project Convergence 21, Maj. Gen. Ross Coffman, director of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross-Functional Team, said April 15.

Daily News | April 16, 2021

The three companies that participated in the first iteration of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition -- BAE Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems and American Rheinmetall -- have all announced they will bid for the new OMFV program.

The Insider | April 15, 2021

The Army announced today it would seek robotics and artificial intelligence prototypes to make a dismounted infantry platoon 10 times more lethal and effective.

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